South Chicago Creek Trail (#90)

  

This short hike parallels south Chicago creek through the forest in the Mount Evans Wilderness.

At a Glance

Permit Info: * A mandatory free self-issuing permit is required for the Mount Evans Wilderness. * Free permits are available at each trailhead or entry point into the wilderness.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: * Dogs must be on a hand held leash * No motorized or mechanized equipment * Camps, campfires and stock, where allowed, at least 100 feet from water and trails * Group size limited to 15 people and/or 10 pack/stock animals per party * Certified weed-free hay is required for stock
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Water: Stream; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, Idaho Springs exit #240 - Hwy 103. Go south to Heffernan Gulch road, turn right on dirt road, go approx. 1.5 miles to left fork parking area.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.5 miles (one way)

  Latitude : 
39.66559

  Longitude : 
-105.631486

  Elevation : 
10,000' - 10700

 



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